New Junctional Tourniquet by SAM Medical

There is a new high-tech tourniquet from SAM Medical. SAM is famously known for their SAM Splints, SAM Chest Seal, CELOX Trauma Gauze, the SAM Pelvic Splint, and other great EMS products.

The SAM Junctional Tourniquet or SJT does things no other tourniquet can; it occludes the femoral artery in the inguinal area at the junction of the torso and legs. When blast injuries take off legs like in Boston and every day in combat zones, it can easily be fatal. It is frequently difficult if not impossible to stop the bleeding in time. Sometimes there is just not enough leg left to get a tourniquet around. More

About Dan White

I'm a retired Paramedic and EMS Instructor with 35 years EMS and emergency medical product experience. I love canoes, cars and EMS. I have written a lot about EMS Technology on the Paramedic Blog, the Insights on Innovation column for, on and I can be reached directly at 573-240-0002.
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